The Nehru Planetarium, commissioned on 3rd March 1977, with the objective of fostering scientific temper through the means of edutainment (that’s right! education + entertainment).  The planetarium has been making learning Astronomy a pleasant experience.  It also has grown into a Center for the scientific study of astronomy and for a meeting of scientists and scholars for discussions and lectures, arranged periodically on various stellar and Astronomical events.

The programmes are aimed at inspiring students. These include Science quiz contests, Astro-painting, Science elocution, Astro-poetry and Astro-quiz competitions. Special arrangements are made to watch, study and photograph Solar & Lunar eclipses, and many such other events. Telescopes are installed outside the Planetarium to enable eager visitors to watch these phenomena.

Information about upcoming events, public lectures etc can be found below on the calendar for more information about outreach and other activities click here.

Nehru Planetarium calendar 2021  :

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Nehru Planetarium is currently closed. 


To book show online Click here

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In case of any queries regarding the booking please send email to or call (022) 2492 0510


Show Timings Language Show
12:00 nn Hindi विस्मयकारी ब्रह्मांड
01:30 pm Marathi विस्मयजनक ब्रह्मांड
03:00 pm English Awesome Universe
04:30 pm Hindi विस्मयकारी ब्रह्मांड

*Please note that Show may change without any prior notice *

Admission Fee:

TICKET:  Rs 100/- (5 Years and above)

Schools and group concessions will be granted only on submission of a letter from the competent authority on the letter-head of the institution. And Payment by cash or DD in favor of Nehru Centre, Mumbai.

Booking Hours:

11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Tickets can be booked a week in advance at booking window)


Admission 15 minutes before the show.
No Admission after the show is on.
Seating capacity : 500

Special Requests:

Dear Visitors: Please book your ticket for planetarium shows at least a day in advance to avoid inconvenience during festivals and school vacations.

Planetarium is closed on all Mondays and on following major festivals.

Festival Date
Holi Monday, March 29, 2021
Gopal Kala Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Ganesh Chaturthi Friday, September 10, 2021
Anant Chaturdashi Sunday, September 19, 2021
Dasera Friday, October 15, 2021
Diwali (laxmi Pooja) Thursday, November 4, 2021
Diwali (Bhaubeej) Saturday, November 06, 2021